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GLobal map of March 2021 temperature compared to average
April 14, 2021
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Although this was the smallest warm departure for any March since 2014, it was still the eighth-warmest March for the planet in the 142-year record.

Hurricane Katrina

As NOAA adopts 1991–2020 as the new 30-year period of record, “average” hurricane activity in the Atlantic Ocean will increase. Average activity for the new period of record means 14 named storms, 7 hurricanes, and 3 major hurricanes.

Mauna Loa Observatory CC license by Christopher Michel

Levels of the two most important anthropogenic greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide and methane, con

Map of April 2021 temperatures across the U.S. compared to average
April 9, 2021
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A wetter-than-average March moderated drought in parts of the Central Plains, but severe to exceptional drought remained widespread in the West.

April 7, 2021

La Niña conditions are still present in the tropical Pacific, but they're weakening. Our blogger gives you the rundown on all things La Niña.